SBI Bank Exam 2020

SBI PO 2020 Application Form, Recruitment, Exam Dates, vacancies & Eligibility

What is SBI PO 2020 Recruitment?

State bank of India (SBI) conducts an SBI PO 2020 examination for applicants who aspire to join the company as a Probationary Officer. Every 12 months lakhs of applicants apply for the examination. Applicants are selected based totally on their overall performance in the initial examination, mains examination, and group exercise and Interview.

State bank of India (SBI) has currently decided to release SBI PO 2020 notification pdf for round 2200 vacancies in April 2020. State bank of India is the main bank of India and its miles a dream of many candidates to be a part of this prestigious organization. Now that the golden opportunity is right here, aspiring applicants wouldn’t want to miss out on their chance to join SBI.

According to the official SBI PO 2020notification, there are also a few changes introduced in the examination pattern. After the release of notification, the registration process has already started to recruit candidates in SBI and its associate banks. After joining the bank, applicants could be posted anywhere in India. To qualify for the interview, applicants must clear prelim and main examination. The final selection of the applicants will be based totally on merit.

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO  2020

Applicated need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for SBI PO 2020.

Educational qualification:

According to the SBI PO eligibility standards 2020, Applicants who have completed their graduation in any discipline can apply. Applicants who’re appearing for their final 12 months/ semester exams are also eligible to apply. However, if shortlisted for interview spherical, Such applicants are required to provide the evidence of having passed the graduation.

applicants having Chartered Accountant (CA) certificates are also eligible to apply.

Number of Chances

The max number of chances that Applicant  who apply for SBI PO exam get are given below:

Category Number of Chances
General 4
General (PwD) 7
OBC/ OBC (PwD) 7
SC/ SC (PwD) No Restriction
ST/ ST (PwD) No Restriction

Age Criteria:

Applicants between 21 to 30 years can apply. it may be noted that age relaxation is given to reserved category applicants as mentioned under:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 Years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 Years
PwD (Gen) 10 Years

SBI PO Bank Exam 2020 Highlights:


Exam name 


Conducted by  State Bank of India
Post Junior Management Grade Scale-I
Exam level  National 
Exam category  Graduation
Frequency of exam  Once a year
Exam stages  Preliminary exam, mains exam and Group Exercise & Interview
Exam mode  Online
Exam duration  Preliminary exam – 1 hour

Mains – 3 hours

Exam syllabus  Preliminary – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability

Mains – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language

Exam pattern  Prelims – 100 questions

Mains – 155

Language  English and Hindi 
Exam purpose  For the selection of Probationary Officers
Exam helpdesk 022-22820427
Official website

SBI PO Recruitment Important Dates 

SBI PO 2020 events SBI PO Month 2020 Salient Features
Online registration April SBI PO application form is expected to be released in April.
Fee payment last date April The last date to pay the application fee will be in April.
Prelims admit card May The admit card will be released in May for the preliminary exam.
Online preliminary examination June The preliminary exam will be conducted online in May for all registered candidates.
Prelims result July SBI PO Prelims result will be announced online on the official website.
Mains admit card July The mains admit card is released for the qualified candidates of the preliminary exam
Conduct of mains exam July The mains exam is expected to be conducted in May.
Mains result August Mains result will be declared in August
Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview August Group Exercises and Interview call letter is issued to the qualified candidates of mains exam.
Group Exercises & Interview September Group Exercises and Interview will be conducted in September for the shortlisted candidates of mains exam
Declaration of the final result October The final result is announced based on candidates’ performance in mains exam and Group Exercise and Interview.

SBI PO Bank Exam Syllabus 2020

SBI PO syllabus is much similar to that of any other bank examination. There are 3 major sections that a candidate wishes to prepare to ace the preliminary examination. these are Reasoning, Quantitative flair, and English Language. The sections have a wide range of subjects on which questions are based totally.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Ability Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Alphabet Test
Mixtures &Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound
Interest & Surds & Indices
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input-Output Sequence & Series
Coding-Decoding Permutation, Combination &

SBI PO Mains Exam Syllabus 2020

The Mains Examination of SBI PO consists of 5 sections: Reasoning & Computer, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Awareness, and Descriptive Test (LetterWriting &Essay)

Reasoning Data Analysis & interpretation English
Banking Awareness
Verbal Reasoning Tabular Graph Reading
Syllogism Line Graph Grammar Current Affairs Memory
Circular Seating
Pie Chart Vocabulary General
Linear Seating
Bar Graph Verbal Ability Static Awareness Computer
Double Lineup Radar Graph Caselet Word Association Banking and
Microsoft Office
Scheduling Missing DI Sentence
Computer Hardware
Input Output Caselet DI Para Jumbles Computer Software
Blood Relations Data Sufficiency Cloze Test Operating System
Directions and
Probability Error Spotting Networking
Ordering and
Permutation and
Fill in the blanks Computer  –
Fundamentals /
Data Sufficiency
Coding and
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Analytical and
Decision Making

SBI PO Selection Process 2020

The complete selection process of SBI PO are explained below:

  • Fill SBI PO Application Form

For SBI PO 2020 registrations, candidates first need to fill in addition to post the application shape in online mode on the reliable website of the bank. Thereafter, applicants also need to pay the SBI PO utility charge in on-line mode via debit card/ credit card/ net banking.


Category SBI PO Application Fee
General/ OBC Rs 750 (application fee including intimation charges)
SC/ ST/ PwD Rs 125 (intimation charges only)
  • Download SBI PO Admit Card/ Call Letter

Applicants can download SBI PO 2020 admit card from the official website of the bank. Separate admit cards are issued for preliminary, mains and institution exercises and interviews. It can be noted that no hard copy of the call letter may be sent by post.


  • Appear for SBI PO preliminary examination

Next, applicants want to appear for the preliminary examination at the allocated examination center. The preliminary examination will be for the one-hour duration and applicants need to answer questions related to topics such as the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning capability.

  • Appear for SBI PO Mains examination

Applicants qualifying the preliminary examination then need to appear for SBI PO 2020 Mains examination. applicants 10 times the number of vacancies are shortlisted for the mains examination. The Mains examination contains both objective and descriptive questions that applicants need to complete in a total duration of three hours and 30 minutes.

  •  SBI PO institution exercises & Interview

Applicants qualifying the Mains examination then need to appear for the final phase of the selection process which is organization exercises & interviews. applicants up to three times the number of vacancies are shortlisted for the group exercise and Interview.

  • Check final SBI PO result

Applicants clearing the very last phase of group exercises and the Interview will then be eligible for recruitment in SBI as a PO.

SBI Clerk Salary 2020

Basic Pay – The starting basic pay is Rs 27,620 (with 4 advance increments).

Pay Scale – 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management.

Allowances – DA, HRA/Lease rental, CCA, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules.

Compensation – The total compensation per annum on the CTC basis is a minimum of 8.20 lakhs and a maximum of 13.08 lakhs depending on the place of posting and other factors.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Centres
State/UT SBI PO Preliminary Exam Centres SBI PO Main Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar  Port Blair Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh  Ananthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh  Itanagar, Naharlagun Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur Guwahati,
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan Arrah, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
Goa Panaji, Verna Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh,   Hissar,   Karnal, Kurukshetra,      Palwal, Yamunanagar Bahadurgarh, Hissar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bellary,  Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi Bengaluru
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
Lakshwadeep Kavarrati Kavarrati
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai
Manipur  Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Shillong
Mizoram  Aizawal Aizawal
Nagaland  Kohima Kohima
Delhi-NCR Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneswar
Puducherry  Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali,  Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur
Sikkim Gangtok Gangtok
Tamilnadu  Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad
Tripura  Agartala Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhad Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri Hoogly, Kalyani, Kolkata wishes you the best of luck. Keep following site for the Latest Fresher Jobs, Government Jobs, Walk-In interviews, Current Affairs, Mock Test and many more. Thank You.

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